Earn .75 Credits for the following certifications: AICP, ASCE
35 min. Video Course | Quiz | Certificate of Completion
Public multi-use trails systems have endless benefits to our communities. But the path to get to a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new trail can be fraught with challenges. For many trails, the Local Government along with their design team must traverse a sweeping tapestry of planning obstacles, design decisions, federal funding considerations, tight schedules, and even political ramifications.
- Outline and Identify numerous ramifications faced by Local Government when accepting Federal Trail Funding.
- Identify design-thinking strategies for place-based trail planning.
- Summarize and discuss common construction, environmental and political challenges when developing multi-use trails in Central Texas.